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Posts tagged with "Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA)"

e2m to soon recognize declarants other than customs broker

e2m to soon recognize declarants other than customs broker

Oct. 7 | Image by Pexels from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is restructuring its electronic-to-mobile (e2m) system to finally enable implementation of an order that will allow individuals, other than customs brokers, to act as declarant and sign the goods...

BOC sets rules for operation of customs facilities

BOC sets rules for operation of customs facilities

Sep. 4 | Image by Wolfgang Schröpfer from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued guidelines on the establishment, operation, supervision, and control of customs facilities and warehouses (CFWs). Customs Administrative Order (CAO) 09-2019 applies to all...

BOC prescribes regulations for movement of goods in free zones

BOC prescribes regulations for movement of goods in free zones

Sep. 3 | Image by marcinjozwiak from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued rules on the admission, movement, and withdrawal of goods in free zones under the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA). Customs Administrative Order (CAO) 11-2019, signed...

BOC urges greater use of advance ruling system

BOC urges greater use of advance ruling system

Sep. 2 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is encouraging importers and foreign exporters to avail of the advance ruling system on issues of valuation and rules of origin (ROO). According to BOC’s Assessment and Operations Coordinating Group (AOCG), only a handful...

CCBI launches online portal for database, services

CCBI launches online portal for database, services

Aug. 13 | Screenshot of Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc portal, www.ccbi.com.ph The Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) is automating its services and conducting more seminars and forums to better serve its member-customs brokers. CCBI recently launched its...

Various issues weigh on BOC as it drafts e-commerce rules

Various issues weigh on BOC as it drafts e-commerce rules

Aug. 5 | Image by Tumisu from Pixabay As the Bureau of Customs (BOC) drafts its rules on cross-border e-commerce, it finds itself confronted with a multitude of potential issues related to online purchases. The bureau’s key concern is determination of liability,...

EO extends to 3 years zero duty on imports of capital equipment, spare parts

EO extends to 3 years zero duty on imports of capital equipment, spare parts

Jul. 28 | Image by LoggaWiggler from Pixabay President Rodrigo Duterte on July 19 signed Executive Order (EO) No. 85, series of 2019, which extended for three years the application of zero-rate duty on importations of Board of Investments (BOI)-registered new...

BOC to train sights on errant customs brokers

BOC to train sights on errant customs brokers

Jul. 28 | Image by succo from Pixabay Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero said the Bureau of Customs (BOC) will go after customs brokers in violation of customs regulations. In a statement last week, Guerrero said President Rodrigo Duterte, in a meeting...

Customs chief orders talks with customs brokers on declarant provision

Customs chief orders talks with customs brokers on declarant provision

Jul. 28 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero recently directed Revenue Collections and Monitoring Group deputy commissioner Atty Vener Baquiran to hold talks with the Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) over the latter’s...

BOC destroys Ferrari, counterfeit cigarettes, cigarette-making machines

BOC destroys Ferrari, counterfeit cigarettes, cigarette-making machines

Jul. 23 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on July 23 destroyed seized items including a Ferrari, 12 units of cigarette-making machines, and more than 1,000 master cases of various brands of counterfeit cigarettes. The Ferrari, initially declared as used auto spare...